Software Designer (Linux) to Kempower Oy

We are looking for an ambitious Software Designer to our fast-growing client company in Lahti. If you are eager to improve your skills in software design and have knowledge of electronics, you are the one we are looking for - read more below and send in your application today!

About the role

Academic Work is looking for a Software Designer to our client Kempower Oy.

You will be recruited to our client company. Academic Work will take care of the recruitment process, therefore candidates are kindly asked to aim all questions to Academic Work

Job duties

Kempower designs, manufactures and sells charging solutions for electronic traffic. The supplies consist of chargers, software and services. As a Software Designer you work together with Kempower’s internal and external stakeholders such as project management team and technology managers. Your main tasks include standardization and constructing communication between vehicles. Later on, you will also get to design Kempower’s own components with electronics design team.

The chief designer will orientate you to your tasks. Commonly used technologies in product development are C, C++, Python and Node.js. Supporting software used in the team are Slack, Jira and Basecamp.

Kempower offers you an interesting job opportunity in a rapidly developing business area with modern corporate culture and good benefits. The position offers also a possibility to work remotely from time to time once you learn your tasks.

We are looking for

Our ideal candidate has technical educational background (e.g. electronics, software) and at least a basic understanding of electronics. In order to succeed in this position it is important that you have some relevant work experience either from previous jobs or own projects, however motivation and ability to learn new things are more important than your experience. You are active, responsible and independent employee, who is eager to develop one’s own skills. Fluent English skills are required in this position and Finnish skills are considered as an advantage.

Apply for this position if you have:

-Relevant educational background
-Understanding of electronics
-Software design experience (preferably work experience)
-Motivation and ability to learn new things
-Fluent English skills

In addition to fluent Finnish skills previous experience in software testing in seen as your advantage.

Start: As soon as possible

Working hours: Fulltime

Employment period: Permanent

Location: Lahti

Salary: According to agreement

Published: 4.1.2019

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Client information

Kempower Oy is a company owned by the Kemppi Group. We focus on passenger cars, commercial vehicles, heavy duty vehicles and electric marine. We have nearly 70 years of experience in manufacturing robust power supplies for harsh environmental conditions. Our power sources are designed and manufactured in Finland.